The ship fired at targets both in and South of the buffer zone that day, and destroyed nine bunkers and four military structures near Con Thien. The ship arrived on station off Da Nang at on the third, where she began support of the First Marine Division. Upon completion of this replenishment the ship returned to her support station near Da Nang and fired unobserved night missions with her secondary battery.
Sample Personal Narratives These personal narrative samples were all written by sixth grade students. These pieces are excellent examples of personal narratives, but as with all writing, even the most famous masterpieces, there is room for revision. Each piece does many things well, and any one piece may serve as a model or ignite ideas for your own personal narrative.
Kayak Tip-Over Cold waves lap at my back.
My arms and legs tingle with the thought of an underwater creature dragging me down into the watery depths.
Earlier, that day had started out like any old vacation. The weather was warm, and there was a pleasant breeze licking at the waves in the lagoon. The house was on a tranquil lagoon with rippling water. No one else was in the water that day.
The house had kayaks, body boards, and a paddle boat! Perfect for us kids! All was going well until the two boys got bored. They had been lying in the sun for too long, and they were swiftly accumulating girly tans.
Suddenly, Josh had a marvelous idea! The idea was perfect. There was only one catch: Our mothers came up behind us. We looked at her for a second, and then jumped into action.
Ana manned the one-person kayak while Madison and I took the two-seater. We pushed off, soldiers on a mission! Ana reached Tino and Josh before Madison and I did. The situation was worse than we had thought. Tino and Josh were flailing about in the water.
In trying to reach the floaty, they had fallen out of the paddle boat. Ana had tied the kayak and paddle boat together, hoping to give it a tow because the current was too strong to paddle the boat back.
The boys were still in the water, unable to get in the boat. Finally, Josh managed to get in the paddle boat, leaving Tino to fend for himself. Meanwhile, Madison and I struggled with our kayak. We had moved away from the others and into the middle of the lagoon. Seeing Tino swimming towards us, we made room for him on board.
He reached us and heaved himself on. Madison and Tino sat with their legs dangling, resting. The cold water hit me like a wall. I surfaced, sputtering water. I prayed to God, thanking Him that we had life jackets. My first concern was that we had to right the kayak.
Unfortunately, this was easier said than done. After our fifth try, the kayak reluctantly flipped over with a loud squelching sound. I felt as if we should get a gold medal for that! Our paddles had floated away!When we moved into our new house we were greeted by our neighbor Terry within minutes.
She was so excited to have us in the neighborhood and she told us about every reason why the last neighbor didn't work and her whole story of the police and drug activity. The next day Terry brought us so.
Whistleblowers take huge personal and business risks to blow the whistle on what went wrong inside an organization. English Narrative essay February 21, This great change in my life was when my family was forced to move to a new city when I was fourteen.
Not only, was I facing a great change, but it would be a change that would. Personal Narrative Moving Essays - Moving Away at a Young Age It developed me from a young boy into a mature young man. The day I moved away, a lot of things were going through my young mind.
As I took my last look at my home, I remembered all the fun times I had with my family and friends through out my life.
house being burned down. Personal Narrative Essay (final): Finding a New House. Posted on October 22, One of the big problems was finding a new house in the new area.
That was the biggest challenge for me. owners, and met with the brokers so that I could acquire the lease. Finally I got a house in that neighborhood but moving into a new place can be expensive.
Everything seems like it’s falling out of place, it’s going too fast, and my mind is out of control. I think these thoughts as I lay on my new bed, in my new room, in this new house, in this new city, wondering how I got to this place.
NARRATIVE HISTORY OF USS NEW JERSEY (BB) New Year's day found NEW JERSEY on the gunline, operating in support of the Third Marine Division just South of the DMZ.